Hoskin Family History

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Hoskin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Osekin, a pet form of the various personal names with an Old English first element os ‘god’. Compare, for example, Osborn, Osgood, and Osmond, or its Old Norse cognate ás. For the inorganic initial H-, compare Herrick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Haskin, Joslin, Godkin, Hopkin, Hocking, Askin, Soskin, Botkin

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Hoskin Family Origin

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Hoskin Family Occupations

What did your Hoskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoskin. The most common Hoskin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Hoskin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoskin family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hoskin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hoskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Hoskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoskin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoskin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hoskin. For the veterans among your Hoskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoskin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hoskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoskin in 1956 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoskin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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